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Mommy Marathon- Week 17

Mommy Marathon  Week 17 WHY IS EATING BREAKFAST BEFORE RUNNING IMPORTANT? When you wake up in the morning your body has already been fasting for about 7-12 hours.  Therefore, its fuel source is empty making eating breakfast before you run very important.  Stacie & I attended an awesome Nutrition for Endurance Running workshop by Julie […]

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Mommy Marathon-Week 14

Mommy Marathon Week 14 WHY DOES THE MOMMY MARATHON PROGRAM INCLUDE SPEED TRAINING? We have been discussing the 6 primary components that work together to form a great distance runner. Those 6 primary components include: Cardiovascular System Muscular System Lactate threshold Aerobic capacity (VO2 max) Speed Economy of running Speed isn’t something that we normally […]

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5 Advantages of Drinking Water

Marathon Nutrition Challenge Week 2 When training for a marathon it is vital that you don’t neglect the “nutrition” training as well as the physical training.  So each week we will focus on a different component of nutrition for endurance running.  There are four primary categories of sports nutrition: Daily food choices Before exercise During […]

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